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CONTRACT BETWEEN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AND REPUBLIC OF CRIMEA

of March 18, 2014

About acceptance to the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea and education as a part of the Russian Federation new subjects

Russian Federation and Republic of Crimea,

based on historical community of the people and considering the bonds which developed between them,

recognizing and confirming the principle of equality and self-determination of the people fixed in Articles of organization of the United Nations according to which all people have the inalienable right freely and without external interference to determine the political status, to perform the economic, social and cultural development, and each state shall respect this right,

being full of determination to provide respect and respect for advantage, human rights and freedoms, including the right to life, freedom of thought, conscience, religion and beliefs, everything being in limits of their territories, without any distinction, according to the conventional principles and rules of international law, and also realizing close interrelation of other basic principles of international law established, in particular, in Articles of organization of the United Nations and the Helsinki Final act of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe with the principle of respect and observance of human rights and freedoms,

expressing general will of the people inseparably linked community of historical destiny, to cohabitation as a part of the democratic federal constitutional state,

aiming to provide wellbeing and prosperity of the people,

based on free and voluntary declaration of will of the people of the Crimea on the all-Crimean referendum held in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol on March 16, 2014 during which the people of the Crimea made the decision on reunion with Russia as the subject of the Russian Federation,

in view of the offer of the Republic of Crimea and the city with special status of Sevastopol about acceptance to the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea, including the city with special status Sevastopol,

signed this Agreement as follows.

Article 1

1. The Republic of Crimea is considered accepted to the Russian Federation from signature date of this Agreement.

2. Acceptance of the Republic of Crimea to the Russian Federation is performed according to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, this agreement, the Federal constitutional Law "About Procedure for Acceptance to the Russian Federation and Educations in Its List of the New Subject of the Russian Federation" and the Federal constitutional Law on acceptance to the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea.

Article 2

From the date of acceptance to the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea as a part of the Russian Federation new subjects - the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol are formed.

Article 3

1. The Russian Federation guarantees to all people living in the territories of the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol, the right to preserving the native language, creation of conditions for its studying and development.

2. State languages of the Republic of Crimea are the Russian, Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar languages.

Article 4

1. Limits of the territory of the Republic of Crimea and the territory of the federal city of Sevastopol are determined by the borders of the territory of the Republic of Crimea and the territory of the federal city of Sevastopol existing on the date of acceptance to the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea and education as a part of the Russian Federation of new subjects.

2. The border of the Republic of Crimea on the land integrated to the territory of Ukraine is Frontier of the Russian Federation.

3. Differentiation of sea spaces of the Black and Azov seas is performed on the basis of international treaties of the Russian Federation, regulations and the principles of international law.

Article 5

From the date of acceptance to the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea and education as a part of the Russian Federation of new subjects the citizens of Ukraine and persons without citizenship who are constantly living this day in the territory of the Republic of Crimea or in the territory of the federal city of Sevastopol are recognized citizens of the Russian Federation, except for persons who within one month after this day will declare the desire to keep other nationality which is available for them and (or) their minor children or to remain stateless persons.

Article 6

From the date of acceptance to the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea and education as a part of the Russian Federation of new subjects and till January 1, 2015 the transition period during which questions of integration of new subjects of the Russian Federation into economic, financial, credit and legal systems of the Russian Federation, in system of public authorities of the Russian Federation, and also questions of execution of conscription and execution of military service in the territories of the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol will be settled is effective.

Article 7

The citizens of the Russian Federation who are called up for military service in the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol pass military service in the territories of the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol till 2016 inclusive.

Article 8

Elections to public authorities of the Republic of Crimea and to public authorities of the federal city of Sevastopol are carried out on the second Sunday of September, 2015. Before election of public authorities of the Republic of Crimea and public authorities of the federal city of Sevastopol of their power perform respectively the State Council of the Republic of Crimea - parliament of the Republic of Crimea and Council of Ministers of the Republic of Crimea, General Court of the city of Sevastopol.

Article 9

1. Legislative and other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation act on the territories of the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol from the date of acceptance to the Russian Federation of the Republic of Crimea and education as a part of the Russian Federation of new subjects if other is not stipulated by the legislation the Russian Federation.

2. Regulatory legal acts of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, Republic of Crimea and city with special status of Sevastopol act on the territories according to the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol before the end of transition period or before acceptance of the corresponding regulatory legal act of the Russian Federation and (or) regulatory legal act of the Republic of Crimea, regulatory legal act of the Russian Federation and (or) regulatory legal act of the federal city of Sevastopol.

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